Entertainment April 07, 2016 at 01:01 pm

15 Renowned African Athletes Who Broke Records

Adedeji Ademola

Adedeji Ademola | Contributor, F2FA

Adedeji Ademola April 07, 2016 at 01:01 pm

April 07, 2016 at 01:01 pm | Entertainment

HOUSTON - 1994: Hakeem Olajuwon #34 of the Houston Rockets grabs a rebound against the Boston Celtics during an NBA game at the Compaq Center circa 1994 in Houston, Texas. (Photo credit: Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hakeem Olajuwon of the Houston Rockets grabs a rebound during a 1994 NBA game against the Boston Celtics. (Photo: Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

7. Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon is a Nigerian-American retired professional basketball player. He is considered as one of the greatest Africans to play basketball at the highest stage. He was the only player in NBA history to win the MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Finals MVP awards in the same season. He was selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.

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